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Professional Services Engineer

Professional Services Engineers provide professional services on-site or remote deployment of GitLab technology and solutions as well as training. The Professional Services Engineer will act as the technical representative leading the direct interaction with the customer’s personnel and project teams by rolling out best practices. This role helps the customer to faster benefit from the GitLab solution and realize business value. Meanwhile, Professional Services Engineers also need to provide feedback to product management and engineering team on the actual field experience through customer engagements and implementations.

To learn more, see the Professional Services Engineer handbook

Level Junior

Junior Professional Services Engineers share the same requirements and responsibilities outlined on our jobs page but typically join with less relevant experience, alternate background and/or less industry exposure than a typical Professional Services Engineer.`


Performance Indicators

As with all roles in the Sales Department the Professional Services Engineer participates in the Sales KPIs.

Level Intermediate

The Intermediate Professional Services Engineer role extends the Junior Professional Services Engineer role.


Level Senior

The Senior Professional Services Engineer role extends the Intermediate Professional Services Engineer role.




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Additional Requirements

Embedded on-site engineer

Additional Responsibilities

Additional Requirements

Manager, Professional Services

GitLab is a hyper growth company searching for people who are intelligent, aggressive, and agile with strong skills in technology, sales, business, communication, and leadership. Desire to lead through change is a must.

The Manager of Professional Services role is a management position on the front-lines. This is a player/coach role where the individual is expected to be experienced in and have advanced insight to the GitLab platform. The individual will contribute to territory and account strategy as well as driving the execution directly and indirectly. The individual will need to be very comfortable giving and receiving positive and constructive feedback, as well as adapting to environmental change and retrospecting on successes and failures. The Professional Services Manager will work together with the other managers within the Customer Success organization to help execute on strategies and vision with the Director.

The Manager of Professional Services is a critical part of the Customer Success organization at GitLab. Made up of Professional Services Engineers, the professional services team owns the customer journey from the point of sale onward, ensuring a customer realizes the full value of GitLab throughout their organization.

You will have the opportunity to help shape and execute a strategy to help the Services team build mindshare and broad use of the GitLab platform within enterprise customers. Coaching your team members to becoming the trusted advisors to their customers. The ideal candidate must be self-motivated with a proven track record in software/technology sales or consulting and management. You should also have a demonstrated ability to think strategically about business, products, and technical challenges. You will also be responsible in helping grow and maintain our enterprise-level customers.



All requirements for the Professional Services Engineer role apply to the Manager, Professional Services role, as the management role will need to understand and participate with the day-to-day aspects of the Professional Services Engineer role in addition to managing the team. Additional requirements include:

Hiring Process

Candidates can expect the hiring process to follow the order below. Please keep in mind that candidates can be declined from the position at any stage of the process. To learn more about someone who may be conducting the interview, find her/his job title on our team page.

Additional details about our process can be found on our hiring page.


Please note that if we are actively hiring for a position, you will see it listed on our jobs page, where all of our current openings are advertised. To apply, please click on the name of the role you are interested in, which will take you to our applicant tracking system (ATS), Greenhouse.

Avoid the confidence gap; you do not have to match all the listed requirements exactly to apply. Our hiring process is described in more detail in our hiring handbook.

About GitLab

GitLab Inc. is a company based on the GitLab open-source project. GitLab is a community project to which over 1,000 people worldwide have contributed. We are an active participant in this community, trying to serve its needs and lead by example. We have one vision: everyone can contribute to all digital content, and our mission is to change all creative work from read-only to read-write so that everyone can contribute.

We value results, transparency, sharing, freedom, efficiency, self-learning, frugality, collaboration, directness, kindness, diversity and inclusion, boring solutions, and quirkiness. If these values match your personality, work ethic, and personal goals, we encourage you to visit our primer to learn more. Open source is our culture, our way of life, our story, and what makes us truly unique.

Top 10 reasons to work for GitLab:

  1. Work with helpful, kind, motivated, and talented people.
  2. Work remote so you have no commute and are free to travel and move.
  3. Have flexible work hours so you are there for other people and free to plan the day how you like.
  4. Everyone works remote, but you don't feel remote. We don't have a head office, so you're not in a satellite office.
  5. Work on open source software so you can interact with a large community and can show your work.
  6. Work on a product you use every day: we drink our own wine.
  7. Work on a product used by lots of people that care about what you do.
  8. As a company we contribute more than we take, most of our work is released as the open source GitLab CE.
  9. Focused on results, not on long hours, so that you can have a life and don't burn out.
  10. Open internal processes: know what you're getting in to and be assured we're thoughtful and effective.

See our culture page for more!

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